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Swedish Folk Art Style Hand Painted Antique Blanket Box Chest Trunk



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Swedish Folk Art Style Hand Painted Antique Blanket Box Chest Trunk

Believed to date from the late 1800’s to early 1900’s this chest has been hand painted in traditional folk art style.  When trunks are decorated in this way they have often been used as a wedding chest, and a girl leaving home would receive this chest with linens and household essentials as a gift. The trunk is passed from generation to generation in this manner.

Please expect rustic condition to the paintwork as illustrated by the detail photographs below.

Height 60 Centimetres

Width 102 Centimetres

Depth 56 Centimetres

Our shop is situated in an amazing 17th century tithe barn, 25 miles West of London.  We are located in the beautiful village of Little Marlow, a couple of miles from historic market town of Marlow which sits on the banks of the River Thames.

Almost everything is online so you don’t need to leave the house to pay us a visit! However, if you really want to have the full Home Barn experience and see all our unique and one off items you will have to visit us go for a country walk, have a pub lunch and buy some fresh eggs from our neighboring on-site farm shop.

If you fancy a day out in the countryside then Homebarn is well worth a proper old fashioned browse. We are situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty in the Chiltern Hills. The River Thames runs through the historic market town of Marlow just a mile along the road. Worth a visit for it’s lovely shops café’s and notable restaurants.

 

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